I asked a question on the IT security StackExchange about protecting against DoS attacks. One of the answers was to install Fail2Ban. I talked to the people that administer the server and they told ...
I am using iptables' rate-limit module to prevent DoS attack (I know it cannot stop a full scale DDoS but at least it can help with smaller attacks). In my rules I have something like: ...
I am investigating the vulnerability to Slowloris and I think I understand how and why this sort of attack works. What I don't understand is why Lighttpd and NginX are not affected (according to the ...
OK, this is frustrating, my site got thousands of page views/connections in the last 3 days and finally we ran out of monthly bandwidth. We bought more bandwidth and closed the site for maintenance. ...
Over the past week we have been a victim of two seperate ddos attacks varying in scale. The last one was very large and very hard to mitigate. We are looking at solutions from veriSign and Akamai ...
I see on my webserver some logs as follows 22.214.171.124 - :25:02 "GET //phpmyadmin/ HTTP/1.1" 404 393 "-" "Made by ZmEu @ WhiteHat Team - www.whitehat.ro" 126.96.36.199 - :25:03 "GET ...
Recently a script called "slowloris" has gained attention. The basic concept of what slowloris does is not a new attack but given the recent attention I have seen a small increase in attacks against ...